Sunday, June 29, 2014

6-29-14 Answer Sheet

Answer Sheet:

Common Core’s testing framework is crumbling
In 2010, Education Secretary Arne Duncan gave a major speech praising the Common Core State Standards and new Core-aligned standardized tests that the Obama administration was funding and that would be developed by two multi-state consortia. He said: Our children deserve that — and to remain competitive, our country does too. States in each consortium have […]

All Week @ The Answer Sheet 6-28-14
The Answer Sheet:All Week @ The Answer SheetA disturbing look at Common Core tests in New YorkThe promise of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core State Standards  was that they would show which students were ready for college and career and which weren’t. But in New York, a look at the tests shows how the state is failing to meet that promise. This was written by Carol Burris and […]1